Great read about how Stephenie Meyer developed into a storyteller and working to improve her writing ability. (excerpt below)
“I hope I’m getting better,” she says. “Hopefully practice makes perfect. With Twilight I really was very very raw. I think I’m good at storytelling and not necessarily writing it in a beautiful way. I think I’m a lot better in The Host. I think I’m learning.”
She works on it by reading, “although it can be horribly depressing to read people who are amazing and look at what they do and how they use words and see how beautifully it can be done.” Her favourites are Austen, Bronte and Orson Scott Card (“I think he’s really poetic. He writes very beautifully”) the author of Enders Game, which has also been turned into a film.
Read the full article HERE
h/t Joel Emmett